Property news: How to make a room look bigger in 10 seconds | Property | Life & Style

How do you make a room look bigger? Many of us would like more space in our homes. But even if you can’t afford a bigger property, you can easily create the illusion of more space through clever tricks. Grand Designs’ Kevin McCloud explains that one simple trick could make your rooms look more spacious in just 30 seconds. The trick involves the clever use of lighting to create an optical illusion. “More light equals a sense of space,” Kevin told Express.co.uk. “If you have a table lamp or a…

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Defrost windscreen: Rubbing alcohol will thaw ice in seconds | Property | Life & Style

Defrosting your car windscreen is essential if it freezes and obstructs your view when driving. In fact, it is illegal to drive if your windscreen is not defrosted sufficiently to see. For those who find the process long and inconvenient, there is a simple trick to make it easier.  Using a £1.35 item mixed with water, you can thaw your windshield in seconds – leaving you free to drive. The item is rubbing alcohol, a common household item usually used as an antiseptic.  It also comes in handy for your…

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